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Calendar, Night&Day Art on the Page

Art on the Page

Some of you may have gazed up at the facade above 826 Valencia and thought, "Huh, what I would give for a few hours with a scaffolding." The mural gracing the "Chippendale" topped storefront is awash in myriad little drawings…
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Calendar, Urban Experience Mad Bombers

Mad Bombers

SAT 9/24 The graffiti artists in the documentary Infamy could spend the entire film bitching about the art world's limp interest and no one would bat an eye. But they don't, because for these people -- the form's marquee names…
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Best Museum

Cartoon Art Museum 655 Mission (at Third Street), 227-8666, We were ordered, long ago, to start thinking of cartoons and comics as art, so stop fighting it. Seeing the work framed, labeled, and hanging on the walls of an…
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Calendar, Night&Day Strip City

Strip City

Anyone who still doubts the intellectual potential of the comic strip is clearly not familiar with the work of New York-based cartoon artist Ben Katchor. Like Art Spiegelman, the creator of Maus, Katchor takes the medium to new literary heights.…
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Katchor in the Wry

What annoys some people about Ben Katchor's comic strip Julius Knipl: Real Estate Photographer is its lack of immediate payoff. It's not comic in the laugh-out-loud sense, nor is it self-contained; "getting" Knipl, as much as he can be gotten,…
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Zoom Lens

Jewish Film Festival The saga of the Wandering Jew took both tragic and heroic turns this century, so it's not inappropriate that the last Jewish Film Festival of the millennium claims immigration as its theme. As always, the festival is…
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